Clinical psychology therapy sessions are available at Gadara farm for children aged 10 and over. These sessions are nature-based and can also include our beautiful farm animals. Sessions are available for privately funded clients, clients with a Mental Health Treatment Plan, or NDIS funding (self or plan managed clients).
Andrea has been a clinical psychologist for almost 25 years after moving to Australia from Canada in 1996.
She has worked in child and adolescent mental health in both the public and private sectors and has run her own private practice since 2000. Andrea has also worked as a volunteer with RDA and with the Story Dogs programme. Andrea enjoys working with children to instil hope, follow their dreams and remember the healing powers of nature, animals and laughter.
Outside of work, she loves spending time with her family (including her 3 rescue bunnies), going for runs on the beach and reading by the fire.
We promote a model of care across our organisation which is child centred and family sensitive.
We are located at 1/16 Henry Wilson Drive, Rosebud (on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula) and Gadara Farm in Boneo.
Programs / Therapies
We offer Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology, Dietetics, Equine & Animal Assisted Therapies, Food Learning Programs & Groups
Barefoot has the honour of working with some amazing animals all of who have different personalities and strengths.